Ellen Degeneres Bio, Net Worth, Girlfriend, Height, Weight, Facts & Career

The multi-talented beauty Ellen Degeneres is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, and producer. Degeneres starred in the popular sitcom Ellen from 1994 to 1998.

Moreover, she has hosted her syndicated TV talk show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, since 2003.

Early years and Childhood

The tv-personality, a creative mind and queen of standup comedy, was born on January 26, 1958, in Metairie, Louisiana.

Ellen spent her childhood there. She is the daughter of Betty DeGeneres (née Elizabeth Jane Pfeffer), a speech therapist, and Elliott Everett DeGeneres, an insurance agent.

Moreover, Ellen’s parents parted in 1974 and Ellen and her mother went to stay with her stepfather Roy in Atlanta, Texas.

Ellen Degeneres early picture
Ellen Degeneres early picture. Image Credit: theellenshow

She learned about her education from ‘Grace King High School,’ ‘Atlanta High School’ and the ‘University of New Orleans.

However, she dropped out of college; she earned her living by engaging in jobs like a hostess, bartender, waitress, and house painter.

Ellen Degeneres’ Career

There is a saying, ‘Struggle never fades,’ proved from her career. She started with standup comedy performances at clubs and coffee houses, running to her career.

In 1986, she signed with the ‘The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.’In 1989, she got featured in a sitcom ‘Open House,’ aired on the Fox channel. From sitcom ‘Laurie Hill,’ she gained a new show, ‘These Friends of Mine.’

Ellen on her show
Ellen Degeneres on her show. Image Credit: Instagram

For her spectacular performance on the show, her second season of Elle was aired on ‘ABC Network’ in 1994. She presented the renowned award show ‘Grammy Awards’ in 1996 and 1997. In 1997, DeGeneres announced herself, a lesbian on ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show.’

More on Ellen’s Career.

Furthermore, Ellen was honored with the ‘Emmy Awards’ in 2001. In the same year, she revised on television with the sitcom ‘The Ellen Show,’ which aired on the ‘CBS’ network.

This was accompanied by the talk show ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show,’ which she hosted. In 2003, she became a voice-over artist for the animated movie ‘Finding Nemo.’

Also, Ellen was the premiere lesbian to host Academy Award. In 2010, she arrived in the show ‘American Idol’ where she judged only for the first season.

 Degeneres on makeup room
Ellen Degeneres on makeup room. Image Credit: Instagram

Later, in 2014, she presented the ‘Academy Awards’ for the second time. In 2004-14, she received twenty-five ‘Emmy Awards.’

Moreover, Ellen holds the ‘Producers Guild of America Awards’ in two categories. Also, she has worked in films, Ellen’s Energy Adventure and Coneheads.

Ellen’ Personal Life (Girlfriend, Affair, Married)

Talking about her relations, she dated American actresses Anne Heche and Alexandra Edison before she married Australian actress Portia de Rossi on August 16, 2008. Currently, the pair lives in Beverly Hills.

Ellen Degeneres with her Date
Ellen with her Date. Image Credit: Instagram

Currently, she is living a happy life with her partner. Ellen stands 5 feet and 7 inches (1.71 m) tall. Moreover, she weighs 59 kg (130 lbs).

Salary & Net Worth

Ellen Degeneres accumulates networth, outside of her show. Also, Forbes listed ellen, the higher-paid Tv host.

Furthermore, Ellen’s net worth is $400 Million. Before April 2017, her net worth was $360 Million.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Ellen has accumulated a net worth of $450 Million with a salary of $75 million.

Ellen Degeneres in her house
Ellen in her house. Image Credit: Instagram

Furthermore, together with her partner Portia de Rossi, Celebrity Net Worth has exposed the combined net worth to be $350 Million. Also, Ellen listed her lavish Montecito property for $45 Million.

Consequently, It means Degeneres lives a lavish and rich lifestyle along with her partner. We wish for her flourishing life and a better future.

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